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WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT 2017

WOMEN IN PARLIAMENT 2017

Kenya’s election, which saw President Uhuru Kenyatta re-elected with 54% of the vote, the women representation in parliament has also increased by six from 16 in 2013 to 23 in the 2017 elections. Kenyan women are scaling the heights of leadership in the country and on the international circuit. We have more women in the Cabinet in our history under the watch of IEBC and Kenyans as a whole. Women played an important role in this election. As voters, more women accounted for the 9.4 million or 47% of voters. This election saw the first election of three female governors, former minister of devolution Anne Waiguru, Joyce Laboso, and Charity […]